Even just leaving your savings in the bank is no good as bankers will make loans to growth hungry corporations with it.
The link between human well being and economic growth may be the most dangerous fantasy propagated in our modern culture.
If I were a teacher, I would make this required reading for every student, and as a parent I've passed it on to my kids.
The link between human well being and economic growth may be the most dangerous fantasy propagated in our modern culture. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Aaron Z Witham
Had to read this for a senior-level college class on business ethics....It is the ramblings of a flat-earth, no-growth Marxist. Read morePublished 3 months ago by MannyRamerizJr
A somewhat odd write up criticizing mainstream neoclassical economics and its focus on endless growth as a legitimate goal for society. Read morePublished 7 months ago by ian710
On page 192 of his very excellent book The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century James Howard... Read morePublished on September 13, 2012 by watzizname
This book is an excellent introduction to the steady state economy. The idea of the steady state economy has been around for decades, but I think it may finally be gaining some... Read morePublished on November 2, 2005 by Paula L. Craig
While the first part of the book provides compelling reasons for re-examining how we view economic policy, you can find all the same arguments better explained within the... Read morePublished on October 24, 2004 by C. Magee
Brian has really impressed with his thoughtful analysis of our economy from both an intellectual and spirtual viewpoint. Read morePublished on May 2, 2004 by Mark D. Schaeffer
The first 106 pages of the book are well written and present a number of interesting notions about the dangers of our society's high regard for economic growth. Read morePublished on January 3, 2004
I was drawn to this book after it was suggested as an alternative here at Amazon to a so-called "perpetual growth" tome (a book, by the way, that actually points to no... Read morePublished on November 18, 2003